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  1. In this step, be careful not to remove the headphone jack without first separating the top microphone from the upper case, as they are connected by a fragile flex cable. Use a plastic opening tool to start to pry the headphone jack out of its recess in the rear case. Then use the opening tool to gently peel the microphone up from the adhesive securing it to the top of the rear case.
    • In this step, be careful not to remove the headphone jack without first separating the top microphone from the upper case, as they are connected by a fragile flex cable.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to start to pry the headphone jack out of its recess in the rear case.

    • Then use the opening tool to gently peel the microphone up from the adhesive securing it to the top of the rear case.

    • Remove the headphone jack assembly from the rear case, being careful not to tear the microphone flex cable.

  2. Remove the 1.6 mm Phillips screw securing the mute switch bracket to the outer case.
    • Remove the 1.6 mm Phillips screw securing the mute switch bracket to the outer case.

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  4. Remove the four 1.5 mm Phillips screws securing the volume button and silent switch brackets to the outer case.
    • Remove the four 1.5 mm Phillips screws securing the volume button and silent switch brackets to the outer case.

  5. Use a pair of tweezers to gently pull the silent switch bracket away from the outer case.
    • Use a pair of tweezers to gently pull the silent switch bracket away from the outer case.

  6. Carefully peel the headphone jack/volume button cables off the adhesive securing them to the rear case.
    • Carefully peel the headphone jack/volume button cables off the adhesive securing them to the rear case.

    • Remove the headphone jack cable assembly from the iPhone.

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